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Exquisite and Exclusive Southwestern Luxury You Can't Find Anywhere Else!

The Sonoran Desert locale of The Boulder Resort & Golden Door Spa exudes tranquility and AZ style! This resort includes not one, but two Jay Morrish Golf Courses. After golf, you can indulge in a meal at one of six casual or formal restaurants. Then relax in the 33,000-square-foot Golden Door Spa. Accommodations offer overstuffed leather chairs, aromatic wood-burning fireplaces and Egyptian Cotton sheets for true opulence mixed with Southwestern flare. Located in Carefree, Arizona, this resort overlooks stunning natural beauty and offers a magical, secluded locale that deviates from the typical Scottsdale resorts. Find elegant style and a soothing ambiance at this one-of-a-kind resort.


For dynamic and competitive golf, you've come to the right place! These award-winning courses feature stunning, panoramic views in the classic Jay Morrish style as well as fabulous views of the Sonoran Desert's unique rock formations. Enjoy a sun-splashed day on two of America's finest courses!


Everything about this resort exudes lavishness...from the grand, 12-million-year-old rock formations surrounding the property to the fine details like Mexican tiling and overstuffed leather chairs in your room. Experience tranquil Sonoran Desert luxury in every aspect of your stay!


This vibrant desert setting is the perfect place for a natural experience. Hike among towering cacti and boulder formations that are millions of years old. Explore Tonto National Forest and discover centuries-old native rock carvings. Or simply observe this natural grandeur right from your window!

Pet Friendly

The Boulders Resort maintains its status as one of the finest resorts in the world and is always looking for ways to make the guest experience even more special. That sentiment is as true for The Boulders human guests as it is for their furry companions. Please contact to further inquire about "The Boulders Pet Program."


With an ambiance that radiates tranquility, grandeur & beauty, romance comes easy here. Have a revitalizing day of tennis or golf, or spend a tantalizing day in the spa – either way, it will leave you calm & ready for sumptuous dining at one of six onsite restaurants or a night in your plush room.


With 33,000 sq. ft. of space, including 24 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, The Labyrinth, inspired by Hopi medicine wheels and The Watsu, offering underwater experiences, you'll have everything you need for pure relaxation. After a day of pampering indulge in light fare and teas at the café!

Villas and Condos

For a truly distinctive stay, try the Luxury Pueblo Villas or privately-owned haciendas. Villas come in one- to three-bedrooms and feature private patios, fully-equipped kitchens, fireplaces and the newest amenities. The haciendas have whirlpool tubs, three bedrooms and lavish Southwestern designs!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 166 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Scottsdale
  • Nearby Water N/A
  • Open Dates All Year

Nearest Airports

  • Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT) / 12.8 miles
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) / 27 miles
  • Phoenix-Mesa-Gateway Airport (AZA) / 38.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Additional Information

  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Golf Course
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Rock Climbing
  • Live Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Concierge
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Fitness Programs
N. Tom Darlington Dr. Carefree, Arizona 85377 United States  
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